The SIIKETV Rising Star Academy Awards (RSAA) receives over 250 entries and 135 entries representing 25 categories that meet all eligibility requirements are then voted on by the RSAA Board Members and the results of that vote are the nominations.

The Rising Star Academy Awards strives to empower talents who shape and evolve the independent film and entertainment industry. Many stars and heroes go unnoticed, many have made outstanding contributions to the community, the film and entertainment industry.

Media partners and reporters will be on the scene at the Presidential Ballroom starting 7 PM, providing the latest updates, including a backstage account. Keep up with all the action. This luxurious ceremony will take place on June 16th, 2018 at the Presidential Ballroom - Clarion Hotel Philadelphia International Airport.

Hosted by Kelsey Nelson (FOX Sports) and Al Johnson (LIB Muzik)